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PCC online course explains financial strategy with humor
Photos and Story by James Hill
PORTLAND, Ore. – A Portland Community College online course can help you prepare for a financially secure retirement from the convenience of your home computer.Stocks, Bonds and Investing: Oh My!, a non-credit course, will make you capable of deftly managing your personal finances, making wise investment decisions, and building wealth for the future. Students will learn how to use the resources financial planners use for research. Wondering "when to hold ?em"and "when to fold ?em?"Instructor Aaron Clarey explains stocks and other investment techniques with a sense of humor. Clarey has been teaching investment classes throughout the country and holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Minnesota"Why, oh why, didn’t I get a great and funny instructor like Aaron Clarey for my finance classes in high school and college?"said a recent student. "Who knows where I’d be right now (cha-ching) if I had??Held entirely online via the Internet, the class offers the flexibility to open lessons whenever your schedule allows and features discussion boards with other students. New six-week classes will begin monthly throughout the fall on Wednesdays, Sept. 17, Oct. 8, Nov. 5 and Dec.10. Cost is $79.For more information, contact PCC Community Education at 503-731-6650.